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INVOCATION Tim Allison, Hospice Chaplain  

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for A & NZ, LLC for a Unlimited Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Come & Go convenience store located at 9305 E. US 40 Highway. Full public hearing. This liquor license application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the existing premises.



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, to expand the existing licensed premise for their store's Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Wal-Mart #1014 located at 4000 S. Bolger Drive.  Full public hearing.






CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is requested on the application of A & NZ, LLC for a Unlimited Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Come & Go convenience store located at 9305 E. US 40 Highway. This liquor license application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the existing premises.


Approved


2.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Terra Technologies for design services for the Sherwood Estates Streambank Stabilization Capital Improvement Project for the Water Pollution Control Department.


Approved


3.

Approval is recommended to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance (KCRTA) to develop and implement a transit education program in 2012.


Approved


4.

Approval is requested on the application of H Habib Enterprises, Inc. to transfer the existing Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Kern’s Liquor Store located at 9013 E. US 40 Highway.


Approved


5.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (330-12) with Palmer Lawn Professionals and DuPree Landscaping & Lawn, for seasonal landscape and turf maintenance services for the Parks and Recreation Department for the period April 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.


Approved


6.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (315-12) with S&S Lawn Care, for lawn care services for the Health Department for the period February 22, 2012, through January 31, 2013, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.


Approved


7.

Approval is requested on the application of The Kickstand, LLC to transfer the existing Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by Drink License for The Kickstand located at 10817 E. Truman Road.


Approved


8.

Approval is requested on the application from Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, to expand their existing licensed premise for their Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Wal-Mart #1014 located at 4000 S. Bolger Drive.


Approved



ORDINANCES

12-008 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc. for the Bly Road Bridge engineering services project for an amount not to exceed $47,300.00 and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $4,700.00 and/or time extensions.



12-009 - 2R. An ordinance amending Section 1.40.001 of Article 40 of Chapter 1 of the City Code to clarify membership on the Tourism Advisory Board.



12-010 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring permanent Right-Of-Way, general utility easements and temporary construction and grading easements for the Crackerneck Sidewalk to Schools and Storm Drainage Improvements, Project No. 70110808; authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; and authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners or others holding property rights, in conjunction with the project.



12-011 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Missouri Gas Energy for the Little Blue Parkway Phase 10 relocation project for an amount not to exceed $53,550.13 and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $5,350.00.



12-012 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with HDR/Archer Engineers, for design services for the North Liberty, Kentucky #2 and Dickinson force mains project, for an amount not to exceed $105,600.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $10,560.00 and/or time extensions.



12-013 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide transportation services for the community’s elderly and disabled through the City’s Dial-A-Ride Program; and making the necessary appropriations.



12-014 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a flood plain property lease with Robert Bostic.




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12-015 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a revised Mutual Aid Agreement with the Department of the Army for fire suppression and emergency medical services in the area of the Lake City Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri.


1st R.


12-016 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with MyARTS, to conduct a Targeted Neighborhood Investment Program Public Facility Improvement, utilizing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and authorizing certain change orders.


1st R.


12-017 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Layne Christensen Company to overhaul and chemically rehabilitate Well No. 13, 45, 48 and 49 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $217,164.00; and for time extensions as deemed appropriate.



12-018 - 1R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 17857 by revising the amount of the authorized reimbursement to the developer from the Sterling Village Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund.


1st R.


12-019 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the 35th Street Improvements (Crysler Avenue to Noland Road), Project No. 70110804; authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners or others holding property rights, in conjunction with the project.



12-020 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 1 (final) to the contract for the Neighborhood Storm Sewer project with Breit Construction L.L.C. for an increase of $54,214.65.


1st R.


12-502 - An ordinance increasing appropriations in the amount of $611,866.99 in the Operating and Capital Budgets for various departments and capital projects, transferring appropriations in the amount of $70,000 in the Capital Budget for the Public Works Department and $360,000 in the Capital Budget for the Water Pollution Control Department, and making other budget adjustments as necessary for the City of Independence, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012. Appropriation ordinances may receive two readings and be voted on at the same meeting.


Ord. #17875


INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in the amount of $600.00, for the Police Department, for the period of March 15-31, 2012.  These funds will be used to reimburse officers for overtime worked to enforce traffic laws such as Seat Belt and Child Safety Restraint laws, speed, aggressive driving and DWI laws.



2.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has signed a Grant Award Agreement Amendment. In order to complete all project plan deliverables, the Missouri Foundation for Health has issued a Grant Award Amendment extending the contract period to the end of March 31, 2012. The details of this Grant amendment are on file in the City Clerk's Office.



3.

Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for January, 2012




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Tim Watkins requests to speak to Council about Public Safety and the need for more police officers.



2.

Steve Zevecke requests to speak to Council about mud in the street on Truman Road, the Railroad bridge at Truman and Northern, and about the Railroad crossing between Winner Road and 19th Street.



3.

Bill Wagner requests to speak to Council about the freedom and expenses of trying to earn a living and jobs for returning veterans.




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